View Full Version : 2012 MadTown Throwdown

05-21-2012, 03:50 PM
MadTown Robotics is holding there 4th offseason competition. This will be an offseason FRC Event. The competition will be hosted by Team 1323 with the assistance of WRRF/SCRRF. The event is aimed at helping teams train and recruit old/new members while spreading the message of FIRST. Also to promote STEM education in the Central Valley.

Event will be on November 9-10th.

Registration opens today until October 1st. There are 32 Spots.

-Registration is $200 this year
-Pre-Rookies are free
-Practice bots if space allows, are free as well.

Register here:
-Please include Team Name
-Team #
-Head Mentor Email/Phone Number
-Student Captain Email/Phone Number

FRC Teams 973/254/841 (2011 Winners) Have an automatic spot for this year if they choose to accept.

There will be a webcast @ madstream.team1323.com

Scoring and Rule Changes

-We may have a few rule changes post IRI.
-The Coopertition bridge may be worth only 1 pt. If you have suggestions, please post here.

Alliance Selection will be #1-8 #1-8 then #8-1 till all robots are drafted, there will be no backup robots as each team will have a 4th robot.

We would like to thank WRRF/LA Robotics for their support. Also special thanks to 254/NASA for letting us use their field elements in the past!

Also we can't thank each team from last year enough, we raised $2,500 for cancer.


10-28-2012, 04:07 PM
Starting to collect pictures for this event, available here (https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public/Madtown).

We haven't hunted that hard yet, so some of these might be easy to find, but here is what we need;

1324 (1323 2nd)
5073 (2073 2nd)
6256 (3256 2nd)

I'm assuming 2nd robots are potentially different until I hear otherwise.

I'll post updates as they happen. If anyone has pics to contribute please let me know.

10-28-2012, 04:29 PM
Here's a couple of videos from last year. That was such a fun event. We are looking forward to coming this year with both our A and B teams.


10-28-2012, 08:10 PM
Phoenix (FRC2493) will be there.

Sigh, mah robot goes to more competitions than I do.

10-31-2012, 03:23 PM
Only missing picture for 3859 now!

It'd be great if someone had it, they attended Davis this year.

10-31-2012, 05:56 PM
Only missing picture for 3859 now!

It'd be great if someone had it, they attended Davis this year.

Here you go Adam


11-07-2012, 09:28 PM
Will the event be streamed via Madstream or TBA Gameday?